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Ella Rhea Morrison, Adair County, KY (1919-2012)

She was the matriarch of a large, respected South Adair County, KY family. She was a homemaker

Ella Rhea Morrison, 92, formerly of Breeding, KY died Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at Summit Manor Health & Rehab, in Columbia, KY.

Funeral services will be Friday, January 20, 2012 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. James Haun officiating. Burial will be in the Fudge Cemetery, 847 Independence Road, Breeding, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Thursday, January 19 2012 at the funeral home.

Ella Rhea Morrison, Adair County, KY, (1919-2012)

She was born Saturday, May 3, 1919 in Cumberland County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Tolbert and Janie Carter Brummett. She died Tuesday, January 17, 2012, in Columbia Adair County, KY, at the age of 92 years, 8 months, and 14 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Edgar Morrison on November 2, 1996, and two brothers, Jesse and Elbert Brummett, and one sister, Agnes Vibbert.

She was a homemaker.Survivors include the following:
  • One daughter: Carol and her husband Billy Keltner of Russell Springs, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Stacie Janes, Todd Kelly and Lori Froedge

  • Four great-grandchildren: Samantha Janes, Jessica Halcomb, Madison Kelly and Sarah Darnell
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home , 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements

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Ella Rhea Morrison, Adair County, KY (1919-2012)

2012-01-18 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home collection.
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